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Fossil Hunting Along the Jurassic Coast

Synopsis
This DVD, presented by Dr Colin Dawes, a well known fossil hunting guide in Lyme Regis, famous for being the birth place of palaeontology and fossil hunting. The film is split into sections covering the fossilisation process; fossil hunting hotspots and safety information. There are also aerial views of the fossil hunting sites. This new 1 hour and 20 minute documentary explores the spectacular fossils to be found along the shores of England’s first natural World Heritage Site. Fossils featuring in the film include the Devil’s Pavement, the Graveyard of Ammonites, the Belemnite Pavement, the Charmouth Dinosaur, Plesiosaur and Ichthyosaur remains, fossil fish, the Fossil Forest and trace fossils such as dinosaur footprints.
Language
English
Country
Great Britain
Year of release
2012
Subjects
Geology
Keywords
coastlines; dinosaurs; fossils; geologists

Credits

Contributor
Colin Dawes

Distribution Formats

Type
DVD
Format
Region 2 PAL
Price
£9.99
Availability
Sale
Duration/Size
80 minutes
Year
2013

Production Company

Name

Divercol Productions

Distributor

Name

UKGE Ltd.

Email
sales@ukge.com
Web
http://www.ukge.co.uk/UK/prodtypebook.asp?PT_ID=469 External site opens in new window
Phone
0800 0336 002
Address
Units 10 - 12
Reydon Business Park
Southwold
Suffolk
IP18 6SZ
United Kingdom

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